I am trying to research single use plastics replacements, and wanted to explain how PEF and PTF are a good choice. Although as I am researching I can't find clear information about them, also how they differ as article label them as the same. What are they? And how do they differ in an environmental standpoint?

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    $\begingroup$ Can you spell out the acronyms? Or is that part of your question? $\endgroup$ Nov 14 '21 at 22:32
  • $\begingroup$ Polyethylene furanoate (PEF) and polytrimethylene furandicarboxylate (PTF) $\endgroup$
    – mathcat
    Nov 14 '21 at 23:43
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    $\begingroup$ Looks like only one more methylene group in monomer, so not much of a difference. FYI better add info you did find to the question and make it more specific, if you don't want it getting closed. $\endgroup$
    – Mithoron
    Nov 15 '21 at 0:03

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